…thoughts from my heart on my love for God, family and the care and decorating of our home

Friday, December 7, 2012


I love decorating for Christmas and have often been a bit excessive with my décor, but this year I chose to simplify.  I think this is probably the least amount of decorating I have ever done.  We usually put up 3 or more trees, but last year we only put up one tree and I chose to decorate that one in a prim theme.  Well this year we chose to put up one tree again, but our grandchildren requested that I do this one with all of my vintage glass ornaments – and of course I want to please them.

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I have a huge Santa collection, but this year I chose to use just a few of my favorites – all are gifts from family or friends. These are located on top of our entertainment center.

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We have had this kissing couple since we got married and I could never leave them out of the décor.  Christmas decor 2012 047

Trencher filled with greens and faux snowballs on Dining table.
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Faux “feather” tree from Hobby Lobby decorated with rusty cookie cutter ornaments and prim candy canes.
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Small wire tree with mini prim candy canes and mercury ornaments on Kitchen counter.
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My favorite nativities.   
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                     you is
                  born this
                 day in the
              city of David 
            a Savior, who is
       Christ the Lord. And
     this shall be
a sign unto
  you; You shall find the babe
wrapped in swaddling clothes,
                    lying in a
                     Luke 2:
                     11 & 12

Christmas blessings,


Lynne said...

Your home looks beautiful Sue and it's special that all your pieces have such a personal meaning. I especially like the bible and nativity photo on her header.

bettyj said...

It all looks wonderful. Know what? I love your tree and am thinking I may go back to using all of my old ornaments next year! I miss them

jennifer768 said...

Love your tree!Sue your home is beautiful as always.Hugs,Jen

Karen said...

I love what you have done with your decorating. Your tree is gorgeous and such beautiful ornaments.

And the kissing couple - what a sweet tradition to bring out.

Now if I may say - I looooove the mercury ornaments and if you ever want to sell them I will take them all! Not kidding.

Primlish ♥ said...

All your displays are so pretty! I love the antique ornaments on your tree this year, so shiny and pretty! I also love how the Bible verse is shaped like a Christmas tree! :)